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Body Area Sensor Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
January 2009 (vol. 42 no. 1)
pp. 58-65
Mark A. Hanson, University of Virginia
Harry C. Powell Jr., University of Virginia
Adam T. Barth, University of Virginia
Kyle Ringgenberg, University of Virginia
Benton H. Calhoun, University of Virginia
James H. Aylor, University of Virginia
John Lach, University of Virginia
Body area sensors can enable novel applications in and beyond healthcare, but research must address obstacles such as size, cost, compatibility, and perceived value before networks that use such sensors can become widespread.

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Index Terms:
sensor networks, BASNs, body area sensor networks, biomedical technology
Citation:
Mark A. Hanson, Harry C. Powell Jr., Adam T. Barth, Kyle Ringgenberg, Benton H. Calhoun, James H. Aylor, John Lach, "Body Area Sensor Networks: Challenges and Opportunities," Computer, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 58-65, Jan. 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.5
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